Philippe Chapel


Philippe is a pragmatic entrepreneur, business leader and Boardroom coach.
Before focusing on worldwide business and Talent development for major and mid-size companies, he acted as Operations Manager and COO on oceanographic research vessels (building synergies with scientists like Jacques-Yves Cousteau) mainly in the Arctic and Antarctic circle and held several EMEA management positions.

He empowers business leaders and key stakeholders of premium organizations with Transformation leadership, Team performance and 3-D negotiation skills in English, Dutch, French and Portuguese.
Philippe’s ambition is to inspire actual and NextGen business leaders to grow their organization in a sustainable way, while building trust and engaging people.

He partners with the Carson College of Business (Washington State University) and is a guest teacher at the Nova Business School (University of Lisbon) and the Belgian Vlerick Management School.

Philippe is a connector and a trust builder and he is passionate about sports and quantum mechanics.




Dutch, French, English and Portuguese

Important Projects

  • Leaders lead Leaders Worldwide Program Freudenberg
  • Leadership alignment within the merge of Subsea7 and Technip
  • Siemens Sales Leadership Europe, North America, Middle East
  • The Filtration Group/Filtran Team Culture and Sales Optimization
  • Volvo Trucks Leadership and Account Management Optimization

Relevant Training

  • Economist/ Vrije Universiteit Brussel
  • Master in Industrial Location and Development/ VUB&University of Chicago
  • Organizational Leadership/ Northwestern University
  • Quantum Mechanics / University of Maryland

Typical Philippe: Perfect Speed is Being There.